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We are very excited about The” fly for STEM Africa” campaign.The campaign aims to reach 9000 girls mostly in the rural areas across 9 provinces in South Africa and will be expanding to the rest of Africa in 2018.It is important to have interventions that help increase girls’ and women’s interest in, and engagement with, STEM education. Follow us as we tackle some of the factors influencing girls’ and women’s participation, progression and achievement in STEM education with a focus on aviation and space. #STEMeducation #aviation #spacetechnology #coding #robotics #designthinking
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GIRLS FLY PROGRAMME IN AFRICA FOUNDATION AVIATION AND SPACE CAMP 2018. We are very excited to partner with Girls invent tomorrow and women in aviation international Botswana chapter for the 2018 aviation and space camp.Application forms for all our programmes, instructions, requirements, will be available from the 31 January 2018. Inspiring the next generations of STEM leaders in Africa !!! https://girlsinventtomorrow.com/about/ #robotics #designthinking #coding #STEMeducation #aviation #space #girlscanfly
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Awesome to see Egypt Air supporting Women in Aviation !!! #womeninaviation #empowerment #womenpilots
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Nice one Kenya Airways.All female crew from Nairobi to Cape Town Photo cred and information :- Kenya Airways
Thank you for your interest in being one of the bloggers. We had awesome responses and you can look forward to bloggers and contributors (male and female) from Kenya, Canada, Uganda, Nigeria and South Africa.Their background ranges from Publishing executives, Airline Pilots, RPAS pilots, Flight Instructors , maintenance engineer, Youth development project managers, online magazine editors etc.We are looking forward to some awesome rich content. Please do sign up for our blog on our website going live on the 29 January 2018 #stemeducation #empowermentmatters #aviation #space
Proud supporter of AviaDev 2018. http://www.aviationdevelop.com
HELP US NAME OUR BLOG !!! Our blog is going live end of the month and we are looking for a name !!! Suggest a name and get a chance to attend one of our networking events in 2018.Please send name suggestions to info@womenandaviation.com
WE ARE LOOKING FOR BLOGGERS and NEWS CONTRIBUTORS ACROSS AFRICA!!! We are going global and looking for great stories about women in the aviation and space industry in Africa. We are looking for a few amazing women (and men) to share their inspiration and expertise with the women & Aviation community across Africa by becoming a blogger or news contributor. The subject we are interested in: - -Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (“STEM”) -Women in aviation and space -Women and leadership in aviation and space -Lifestyle, health and Travel -Inspiring stories -Entrepreneur Success Stories -Creative Entrepreneurs Our bloggers and contributors will receive • Listing under Featured Contributors on the W&A site with bios and pictures • Exposure through our social media networks on Facebook, Twitter, etc •Invitation to attend all our events that will take place in different countries in Africa If interested, please send us your information on info@womenandaviation.com
A big thank you to The Board of Airline Representative of South Africa (BARSA) for being one of the sponsors of the Women and Aviation (W&A)'s gfpa foundation Fly for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Africa campaign.BARSA is the representative association of the international airlines operating to South Africa. Thank you for your support The” fly for STEM Africa” campaign aims to reach 9000 girls mostly in the rural areas across 9 provinces in Southern Africa and will be expanding to the rest of Africa in 2018.It is important to have interventions that help increase girls’ and women’s interest in, and engagement with, STEM education. Follow us as we tackle some of the factors influencing girls’ and women’s participation, progression and achievement in STEM education with a focus on aviation and space. For more information about the "fly for STEM" Africa campaign you can contact us on info@womenandaviation.com We are changing lives one girl at a time !!!
A big thank you to @_marle for donating a flight bag with a headset, knee board, fuel strainer, reflector jacket, airfield information book etc to Women and Aviation's girls fly programme in Africa foundation.The bag will be used for gfpa "fly for STEM Africa campaign" and donated to one of our upcoming pilots who can use a bit of help. Thank you and we hope you are enjoying the USA. #empowermentmatters #girlsmatter #educationmatters #aviation #space #girlsflyprogrammeinafrica
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SA Airforce Pilot,Navigator and airspace controller recruitment Closing date :- 20 February 2018
Proud of our girls !!! Girls fly programme in Africa aviation and space campers 2016 ("the twins") both obtained a "B" average and off to University to study Mechanical engineering !!! Empowering the next generation of "STEM" leaders in Africa #aviation #stem #education
Happy New year and all the best for 2018 !!!
Women and Aviation (W & A ) is a proud supporter of AviaDev Africa 2018 http://www.aviationdevelop.com
A big congratulations to Marie Botha ,the first woman president of The Aeronautical Society of South Africa (a division of the Royal Aeronautical Society),since its formation in 1911.Marie Botha succeeds the outgoing president, Dr Glen Snedden.Also Joining the council as additional member is executive director W&A Refilwe Ledwaba.We are excited to see women assuming leadership position in the aviation and aerospace industry !!! http://aessa.org.za/images/News_PDFs/AeSSA%20Newsletter%20Dec2017.pdf
Executive Director of Women and Aviation Refilwe Ledwaba on the advisory board of AviaDev 2018 We are very excited to be one of the event supporters of AviaDev 2018.The executive director of Women and Aviation Refilwe Ledwaba is part of the advisory board member for AviaDev 2018.Other advisory board members: - Girma Wake (Former CEO, Ethiopian Airlines and Former Chairman, RwandAir), Adefunke Adeyemi (Regional Director for Member and External Relations, IATA), David King,(Project Manager, Cape Town Air Access (WESGRO)), Marcel Langeslag (Senior Airport Consultant and Project Manager, NACO), Dikko Nwachukwu (Founder and CEO, jetWest), Gad Wavomba (Principal Consultant Africa, Sabre), Sylvain Bosc (Chief Commercial Officer, fastjet) and Johan Pauwels (Regional Vice President, Airline Business Group, Africa and France at Hahn Air Lines GmbH). "AviaDev Africa is the only forum that is dedicated to growing connectivity to, from and within the African continent. Bringing together airports, airlines, tourism authorities, governments and industry suppliers, AviaDev offers attendees the ability to pre-arrange meetings in professional surroundings, offering the best chance to make a real connection". For more information about AviaDev, you can visit the website: - http://www.aviationdevelop.com/
"Adopt a pilot day". The girls enjoying pizza at the famous Havard Cafe at Grand Central Airport. Inspiring the next generations of aviation and space leaders in Africa !!!
More pictures of our aviation and aerospace workshop !!! Changing lives one girls at a time.. Pic 1 :- She took her first flight in a helicopter.The smile says it all. Photo cred :- AfBAA Date :- 1 December 2017
Our team continues to make us proud.A big congratulations to one of our own (Advisory board member),Prof. Polese for being selected as the winner in the category “Excellence in Academia”, with specific focus in research and innovation at the Women in Engineering and the Built Environment Summit, Annual Excellence in Engineering and Technology Awards . "Prof. Polese is an Associate Professor in Aerospace Manufacturing and Design at the University of Witwatersrand School of Mechanical, Industrial and Aeronautical Engineering. Head of Aeronautical Engineering and Advisory Aerospace Research Director of the National Aerospace Centre, she is also a NRF Rated Researcher, deeply involved in the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Strong Materials activities, and an extremely dynamic Chair of the Wits Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment Transformation Committee" http://www.wits.ac.za/mecheng/news-/women-in-engineering-and-the-built-environment/ #weleadbyexample #stemeducation #womeninstem #educationmatters
Meet Captain Elizabeth Simbi Petros and Capt Chipo Matimba, "Zimbabwe Makes Aviation History With Its First All-Female Flight Deck" https://www.cntraveler.com/stories/2015-11-17/zimbabwe-makes-aviation-history-with-its-first-all-female-flight-deck @wise_cshl @womeninaviation @theninetyninesinc #coffeetablebook